bats

JoCo Parks builds new condo for bats

MERLIN, Ore. — One of Josephine County’s most popular parks is getting a new addition to help some frequent visitors. The county parks department has even built a new home for its special guests. Underneath a shelter at Indian Mary Park in …

Bats to battle Zika?

Garden Ridge, Texas (WOAI) — As public concern about Zika continues, people are taking unusual precautions to prevent the disease. Many use bug spray and empty standing water, but now some people are keeping bat houses in their backyards, hoping that the …

First Rabies case of 2016

Grants Pass, Ore., — Health officials in Josephine County find their first Rabies case of 2016. Public health officials say a bat found off Foothill Boulevard in Grants Pass tested positive for the disease. The Oregon Health Authority reports that bats are …